“they let me play singles and doubles with the academy kids . . . and they didn’t take it easy on me either.”
Frank Ackley, at the season’s end, is on “a bit of a roll.”
Jen Vish, foreground, and Meredith Diefendorf, facing the camera, were among those who celebrated the East Hampton High School field hockey team’s trip to the state Final Four.
Nick West and Camilo Godoy following the 4-2 loss.
Nick West, vying for the ball above with Jamesville-DeWitt’s goalkeeper, scored two goals in the first half of a state Class A semifinal at Middletown High School Saturday. Esteban Valverde added another one in the second half on the way to a 3-0 win.
Erik Engstrom hasn’t quite finished the cross-country season yet.
Jonathan Chunchi:Craig Macnaughton
Bonac fans brought props to the games.Craig Macnaughton
Fans from East Hampton cheered on the team.Craig Macnaughton
Nick WestCraig Macnaughton
Esteban ValverdeCraig Macnaughton
The boys celebrated their big win on the field.Craig Macnaughton
Kyle Solomon, left, and Cory Lillie are to begin coaching in the coming weeks at the Buckskill Winter Club the first East Hampton-based travel hockey team since the 1940s.